100% Natural Lutein Marigold Flower Extract
Health Benefits Marigold Extract Lutein Esters Powder
|Product Name|| |
|Latin Name||Tagetes erecta L.|
|Part Used||Marigold flowers|
|Specification||Lutein 5% 10% 20% 40% 80% 90%|
|Appearance||Orange yellow fine powder|
What is Marigold?
Tagetes erecta, the Mexican marigold, also called Aztec marigold, is a species of the genus Tagetes native to Mexico and Central America. Despite its being native to the Americas, it is often called African marigold. In Mexico, this plant is found in the wild in the states of San Luis Potosí, Chiapas, State of México, Puebla, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz. This plant reaches heights of between 50–100 cm (20–39 in). The Aztecs gathered the wild plant as well as cultivating it for medicinal, ceremonial and decorative purposes. It is widely cultivated commercially with many cultivars in use as ornamental plants.
What is Marigold Extract?
Lutein from marigold Asteraceae Tagetes plants raised in a pigment widely used in food additives, also used as a medicinal pigment. Lutein is a widely found in vegetables, flowers, fruits and other plants in the natural material, living in "Class carrot category of" family matter, now known to exist in nature, more than 600 types of carotenoids, only about 20 species exist in the person's blood and tissues. In the human body found in carotenoids include d a-carotene, P 1 carrot category, cryptoxanthin, lutein, lycopene, and are not flavin. Medical experiments prove that the plant contains a natural lutein is an excellent anti-oxidant in food by adding a certain amount of lutein can prevent cellular senescence and aging body organs, but can also prevent age-related macular degeneration eye due to decreased vision and blindness, through a series of medical research, carotenoids have been proposed as cancer prevention agents, life-prolonging agent, ulcers resist agent, a heart attack and coronary artery disease resistance agent. At the same time, lutein can be used as feed additives for poultry meat and eggs for coloring, but also has been in the food industry as a coloring agent with the nutrition and health care.
1.Lutein is the retina, macula can not be a major component of material loss
2.Marigold flower extract can prevent the physiological structure and function of the eye mutation
3.It is a potent antioxidant, absorbing ultraviolet and blue. Eyes light poisoning treatment
4.It has a vasodilator function can improve retinal blood circulation and promote the supply of nutrients ,can prevent the occurrence of a disease caused by the human body due to organ aging, and prevention of cell aging.
5.Marigold flower extract can inhibite cancer, such as breast cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer.
1.Marigold flower extract can applied in food field, as a kind of natural colorant, adding shine for goods;
2.Marigold flower extract can applied in health product field, lutein can replenishes nourients for eyes, protecting the retina;
3.Marigold flower extract can applied in cosmetics field, lutein is used to reduce age pigment of people.